Nov. 13, 2011
Benita Salazar Lapinid, 85, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a homemaker and housecleaner at the former Hamakua Sugar Co., died in Hale Hoola Hamakua. She was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rocky and Floyd; daughters Linda Ganigan, Lauren Aragon, Beverly Joaquin, Angela Ponce, Sheila De Luz and Aileen Thomas; hanai daughter Josephine Cariaga; brothers Ebencio and Guillermo Salazar; sisters Sue Agor, Pacita Salomon, Cresentia Ganutan, Carmen Sanchez and Carol Vinluan; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kukaiau County Cemetery. Casual attire.